History of the town of Waitsfield, Vermont, 1782-1908 :
with family genealogies Boston, Mass.: G.E. Littlefield,
Matt Bushnell Jones 1909

[Transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger]




GENEALOGIES OF WAITSFIELD FAMILIES.


SAWYER.


CHESTER SAWYER came from Middlebury, Vt., and lived in W. during the forties. He married, May 24, 1825, Lucinda, dau. Moses and Lois Stewart, b. Feb. 22, 1809. Children:
  • i. RODMAN.
  • ii. MosES.
  • iii. JULIANN.
  • iv. MARIAN.
  • v. LUCINDA.
  • vi. EDMOND.

SCOTT.


JOHN SCOTT was a voter in 1810 and 1812. He died Apr. 15, 1813, ae. 33. JOEL SCOTT was a resident of W. from 1818 to 1823.
SEAVER.


ROBERT(1) SEAVER came from London to Roxbury, Mass., in 1634, and died May 13, 1683, ae. 74. He married, Dec. 10, 1634, Elizabeth Allard (or Ballard). She died June 6, 1657, and he m. again. He had seven children, of whom the eldest was Shubael(2) Seaver, born Jan. 31, 1640; blacksmith; married, Feb. 1668-9, Hannah, dau. Nathaniel Wilson. He died Jan. 18, 1729-30, at Framingham, Mass., whither he had removed. Of his six children, the second was Joseph(3) Seaver, born June 1, 1672; sett. in Framingham; died 1754; married, Dec. 10, 1701, at Sudbury, Mass., Mary Read. They had six children; of whom the third was Nathaniel(4) Seaver, born Apr. 1, 1709; sett. in Sudbury, but removed successively to Framingham, Westminster, Mass., and Petersham, Mass., where he died, 1777. He married (1) Feb. 23, 1737-8, Rebecca, dau. Josiah and Sarah Willis of Sudbury; (2) July 17, 1754, Judith Treadway of Framingham. By his first wife he had eight children, of whom the third was Josiah Willis(3) Seaver, born July 18, 1742.

1. JOSIAH WILLIS(5) SEAVER (Nathaniel,(4) Joseph,(3) Shubael,(2) Robert(1)), probably identical with Josiah Willis, son of Nathaniel(4) and Rebecca (Willis) Seaver, was born in Framingham. Mass., July 18, 1742; he was in Shelburne, Mass., before 1772, when he was elected fence viewer; removed to Conway, Mass., about 1784, and to Heath, Mass., 1801. In 1810-11 he seems to have been in Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., N. Y., but went almost immediately to W., indeed he was taxed there in 1809; rem. after some years to Moretown, Vt. He married Sarah, dau. Jonathan and Sarah (Tufts) Whitcomb, b. Feb. 10, 1748; d. Oct. 9, 1838. Children:
  • i. 2. JONATHAN.(6)
  • ii. PETER WHITCOMB, sett. in Moretown; m. Abigail -----------. Chn.:
    • Josiah Willis,(7) b. Dec. 9, 1800;
    • Rebecca, b. Nov. 4, 1802;
    • Almon, b. Jan. 3, 1804; d. Jan. 4, 1814;
    • Elijah, b. Mar, 20, 1806;
    • Lewis, b. Feb. 14, 1808;
    • Eunice, b. May 25, 1810;
    • Betsey, b. Jan. 25, 1812;
    • Dennis Kendall, b. Jan. 20, 1815;
    • Clarissa Powers, b. Aug. 28, 1817;
    • Christopher Columbus, b. 1820;
    • Nancy, m. (2) ---------- Templeton; (3) Oct. 30, 1870, Abram S. Adams.
  • iii. SALLY (probably), who m. Dec., 1792, at Conway, Mass., Joseph Barnes of Worthington, Mass., and later of W.

    2. JONATHAN(6) SEAVER (Josiah Willis,(5) Nathaniel,(4) Joseph,(3) Shubael,(2) Robert(1)) came from Conway, Mass., in 1795, but rem. after some years to Moretown, Vt.; marched for Plattsburgh in Waitsfield Company, Sept., 1814; died Apr. 4, 1854, ae. 84. He married Abigail Freeman. Children:
    • i. 3. JONATHAN S., b. abt. 1789.
    • ii. OLIVE, b. Aug. 19, 1790; m. Apr. 7, 1810, Isaac Tewksbury.
    • iii. MATILDA, b. Aug. 16, 1809; m. Jan. 1, 1832, Benjamin W. Phelps. probably others.

      3. JONATHAN S.(7) SEAVER (Jonathan,(6) Josiah Willis,(5) Nathaniel,(4) Joseph,(3) Shubael,(2) Robert(1)) was born, probably, in Conway, Mass., abt. 1789; res. for many years in W. He married Mary, dau. Zacheus and Grace Drew, b. July 4, 1812; d. Oct. 17, 1886. Children:
      • i. 4. LEVI W.
      • ii. JOSIAH W., b. abt. 1848; m. Nov. 12, 1878, Hattie
      • v. Adams.
      • iii. ABIGAIL.
      • iv. MARYETTE, m. 1871, Robert Hoffman.

        4. LEVI W.(8) SEAVER (Jonathan S.,(7) Jonathan,(6) Josiah Willis,(5) Nathaniel,(4) Joseph,(3) Shubael,(2) Robert(1)) was born in W., May 7, 1845; mill operator; private Co. B. 13th Vt. Vols., and Co. K. 96th N. Y. Vols. He married, June 19, 1870, Kate; dau. Elias Hoffman of Duxbury, Vt., b. June 23, 1848. Children:
        • i. FRANK J.,(9) b. Sept. 11, 1874; m. Mary E. Eagan. Chn.:
          • Beatrice,(10) b. Mar. 26, 1899, d. May 3, 1899;
          • Marguerite, b. Sept. 25, 1907.
        • ii. ABBIE E., b. Feb. 7, 1878; d. July 5, 1891.
        • iii. CLAYTON P., b. Mar. 6, 1883; d. Jan. 5, 1907; m. June 28, 1905, Lillian C. Sleeper.

SELLECK.


1. JAMES(6) SELLECK (James,(5) David,(4) Nathaniel,(3) John,(2) David(1)), son of James and Sarah (Weed) Selleck, was born in Norwalk, Conn., Jan. 2, 1764, his father was a proprietor of Fayston, Vt., and his bro., David, was resident there from 1812 until his death in 1857. He married (1) Nov. 17, 1791, Sally Gilbert, and settled, after 1812, in Fayston; (2) Jan. 8, 1818, Chloe, dau. Phineas and Dorcas Rider, b. Dec. 1, 1790. Children:
  • i. SARAH,(7) b. Apr. 8, 1799; m. Peter Smith.
  • ii. GILBERT, m. July 4, 1824, Emily, dau. Daniel and Persis (Chandler) Wilder, b. Oct. 9, 1797; d. Feb., 1846. Ch.: Charlotte.(8)
  • iii. HANNAH, b. Feb. 28, 1803; m. Lewis Richards.
  • iv. 2. JAMES.(7)

    2. JAMES(7) SELLECK (James,(6) James,(5) David,(4) Nathaniel,(3) John,(2) David(1)) was born in Norwalk, Conn.; sett. in Fayston, Vt. He married, Jan. 22, 1836, Calista, dau. Joseph and Nancy Joslin, b. Feb. 13, 1810, d. Oct. 11, 1872. Children:
    • i. LUCELIA SOPHIA,(8) b. Dec. 28, 1837; m. Mar. 30, 1866, E. H. Boyce.
    • ii. HEZEKIAH, b. June 5, 1839; d. Mar. 13, 1841.
    • iii. ALBERT HEZEKIAH, b. Sept. 1, 1841, at Morristown, Vt.; priv. Co. F. 2nd Vt. Vols., 1861-3; d. July 21, 1885, in Somerville, Mass.; m. Sept. 28, 1863, Celesta N., dau. Franklin and Maria (Joslin) Reed, b. Feb. 13, 1845. Ch.:
      • Claude E.,(9) b. Apr. 26, 1869, res. Omaha, Neb.
    • iv. WILLIAM McINTYRE, b. June 24, 1845; d. Sept. 10, 1855.
    • v. SARAH HANNAH, b. Apr. 14, 1851; m. Sept. 24, 1874, George A. Joslin.

SHATTUCK.


L. SHATTUCK was a resident of W. in 1851, and had children:
  • i. MARTHA M.
  • ii. MARY S.
  • iii. GEORGE W.
  • iv. LUCY E.
  • v. ELECTA A.
  • vi. ROSINA.

SHAW.


LUCIUS SHAW was born in Putney, Vt., sett. in W. about 1830, and occupied a farm on Dana Hill; died July 24, 1880, ae. 83. He married Happalona, dau. John W. and Hannah (Cushing) Steele, b. Oct. 31, 1808; d. Apr. 22, 1861. Children:
  • i. ESTHER JANE, b. Apr. 10, 1829; d. Aug. 6, 1847.
  • ii. LUCIUS STEARNS, d. Sept. 3, 1861, ae. 31, while serving in 2nd Kansas Vols.
  • iii. CHARLES HENRY, b. Sept. 21, 1832; physician; Asst. Surgeon 5th Vt. Vols., and died in service, at Alexandria, Va., Sept. 7, 1862.
  • iv. JOHN ORMOND, b. Nov. 15, 1838; d. Apr. 28, 1848.

OLIVER SHAW was born abt. 1809; came to W. from Maine, about 1850. Married (1) Ellen ----------, who died Feb. 9, 1879, ae. 73; (2) Nov. 28, 1880, Mrs. Louise Elliot, dau. Samuel Reynolds.
SHEA.


DENNIS SHEA was born in Ireland, Feb. 27, 1833; came to America about 1857, and settled about 1865 on the old Amasa Skinner farm in W. He died June 20, 1908. He married Hannah O'Connor. Children, born in Waitsfield: i. JENNIE, b. 1866; m. William H. Goodwin of Moretown.
  • ii. RICHARD D., b. May 20, 1868.
  • iii. MARY A., b. Apr. 16, 1870.
  • iv. WILLIAM HENRY, b. Aug. 12, 1872; m. May 12, 1895, Celia H. Freeman.
  • v. ALEXANDER, b. May 1, 1874.
  • vi. DENNIS, b. Oct. 15, 1877.
    SHEPHERD.


    1. SOLOMON(1) SHEPHERD married, Aug. 4, 1684, in Amesbury, Mass., Sarah, widow of Joseph French and dau. of Roger and Sarah Eastman, b. Sept. 25, 1655; he was a freeman, 1690, and his will was probated Aug. 2, 1731. Children:
    • i. SARAH,(2) b. June 25, 1686; m. William Long.
    • ii. BETHIA, b. Mar. 13, 1687-8; m. Jan. 7, 1713-14, Joseph Kimball.
    • iii. SOLOMON, b. Apr. 18, 1691.
    • iv. 2. ISRAEL, b. Mar. 7, 1693-4.
    • v. JEREMIAH, b. Aug. 10, 1698.

      2. ISRAEL(2) SHEPHERD (Solomon(1)) was born in Salisbury, Mass., Mar. 7, 1693-4, and died Apr. 23, 1742. He married, Aug. 27, 1724, Sarah, dau. John and Hannah (Gould) Kimball, b. Nov. 5, 1700. Children, born in Amesbury, Mass.: i. 3. DANIEL,(2) b. Feb. 22, 1725.
    • ii. BENJAMIN, b. Feb. 3, 1727.
    • iii. ABIGAIL, b. Feb. 16, 1729-30.

      3. DANIEL(3) SHEPHERD (Israel,(2) Solomon(1)) was born in Amesbury, Mass., Feb. 22, 1725; sett. in South Hampton, N. H.; soldier in Crown Point Expedition, 1756; carpenter; rem. bef. 1759 to Boscawen, N. H. He married (1) (int., Dec. 8, 1749) Mary Challis; (2) Feb. 9, 1775, Mrs. Elizabeth (Barnard) Ashe. Children:
      • i. THOMAS CHALLIS, b. Sept. 14, 1750.
      • ii. HANNAH, b. Jan. 19, 1752.
      • iii. ISRAEL, b. Nov. 30, 1753-4.
      • iv. JUDITH, b. Dec. 4, 1755.
      • v. DANIEL, b. Oct. 1, 1757.
      • vi. ELISHA, b. Dec. 4, 1759 in Boscawen N. H.
      • vii. 4. PHILIP, b. Apr. 1, 1761.
      • viii. CHARLES b. May 11, 1768, in Canterbury, N. H.
      • ix. MIRIAM, b. Feb. 18, 1773.
      • x. ELIZABETH, b. Jan. 8, 1776.
      • xi. SARAH, b. Aug. 8, 1777-8.

        4. PHILIP(4) SHEPHERD (Daniel,(3) Israel,(2) Solomon(1)) was born in Boscawen, N. H., Apr. 1, 1761; sett. in Thetford, Vt., about 1808, but rem. later to Fayston, Vt.; soldier, 1812. Married Dolly Ashe. Children:
        • i. PHILIP,(5) d. imm.
        • ii. 5. DANIEL, b. Jan. 3, 1788.
        • iii. LOVELL, d. unm.
        • iv. JOSEPH, d. in Fayston, Dec. 13, 1840; m. Lucinda, dau. Bethuel Miller of Fayston. Chn.:
          • Belinda,(6)
          • Judson of Omaha, Neb.
        • v. a daughter.

          5. DANIEL(5) SHEPHERD (Philip,(4) Daniel,(3) Israel,(2) Solomon(1)) was born in Boscawen, N. H., Jan. 3, 1788; sett. in W., 1821, and died there Sept. 19, 1866. He married (1) Dorothy Godfrey; (2) July 4, 1831, Charlotte, dau. Hezekiah Ward of Duxbury, Vt., who d. Apr. 10, 1854, ae, 42; (3) Mrs. Lucy (Grandy) Stockwell. Children:
          • i. ARDELIA,(6) b. Jan. 12, 1819; m. Feb. 2, 1840, Samuel E. Hadley.
          • ii. ABIGAIL, b. Oct. 21, 1820; m. William Harris of Lowell, Mass.
          • iii. NATHANIEL, b. Sept. 22, 1822; sett. in Ripon, Wis.; m. Feb. 17, 1852, Lydia M. dau. Hosea and Harriet (Bixby) Newcomb, b. June 30, 1833. Chn.;
            • Alton M.,(7)
            • Lizzie L.,
            • Minnie B.,
            • Nellie B.
          • iv. ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 9, 1824; m. George Ripley of Montpelier, Vt.
          • v. ORAMEL, b. Sept. 29, 1826; d. 1898; m. Hannah Rogers; res. Lowell, Mass.
          • vi. LOVINA RICHARDSON, b. May 20, 1832 ; m. (1) William McCoy; (2) May 1, 1864, Solomon Smith of Brookfield, Vt.
          • vii. DANIEL PERRY b. June 15, 1834: Co. H. 6th Vt. Vols., 1861-5; rem. to Seaside, Oregon; d. June, 1908; m. Nancy ------. Chn.:
            • Gertrude,(7) b. July 18, 1866, and 5 others.
          • viii. SEMIRA ROSINA, b. Apr. 6, 1836; m. Apr. 22, 1861, Alonzo Coggswell.
          • ix. ALMIRA MEDORA, b. June 9, 1838; m. Sept. 10, 1861, Ephraim Fuller.
          • x. DENCY MELISSA, b. Dec. 7, 1840; m. Dec. 31, 1861, Hiland G. Campbell.
          • xi. MASON CHELLIS, b. May 28, 1843; d. June 1, 1890; Co. H. 6th Vt. Vols., 1861-5; m. July 4, 1872, Hattie Flint.
          • xii. HULSA WALBRIDGE, b. June 29, 1846; d. Sept. 25, 1854.
          • xiii. MYRON JOSEPH, b. MaI 22, 1849; d. Sept. 17, 1854.
          • xiv. EMMA ANN, b. June 6, 1852; m. Jan. 1, 1875, O. D. Scribner of Montpelier, Vt.

    SHERMAN.


    REV. JOHN(1) SHERMAN, third minister of Watertown, Mass., was born in Dedham, Eng., Dec. 26, 1613; A. B., Trinity Coll., Cambridge; 1629, came to America in 1635, and went to Watertown; removed soon to New Haven Colony, but returned soon, and died Aug. 8, 1685.

    He married (1) Abigail -------------- (2) Mary Launce. Of his fourteen children whose names we have, the fifth was Rev. James (2) Sherman, clergyman and physician, second minister of Sudbury, Mass., where he began to preach in 1677, but was deposed July, 1705; removed with wife, Mary (Walker), to Elizabethtown, N. J.

    1. JOHN(3) SHERMAN (Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1)), son of Rev. James and Mary (Walker) Sherman, was born in Sudbury, Mass., Nov. 20, 1683; rem. to Springfield, Mass., where he became a physician; early settler of Brimfield, Mass., where he was clerk of proprietors and town clerk, 1732-1761. He married, Nov. 9, 1703, Abigail (Wood) Stone, who d. Mar. 9, 1772. Children:
    • i. BEZALEEL,(4) b. Mar. 31, 17o4; M. Feb. 4, 1732, Abigail Graves.
    • ii. 2. BERIAH, b. Sept. 15, 1705.
    • iii. JOHN, b. Dec. 3, 1708; d. Aug. 20, 1735.
    • iv. DANIEL, b. June 28, 1711; d. Jan. 9, 1741.
    • v. MARY, b. July 24, 1713; m. July 13, 1732, Adonijah Russell.
    • vi. JAMES, b. Aug. 12, 1716; M. Ally 18, 1749, Mrs. Mary Stebbins.
    • vii. PHINEAS, b. Nov. 10, 1719; m. Dec. 12, 1738, Elizabeth Morgan.
    • viii. THOMAS, b. Sept. 6, 1722; d. Nov. 22, 1803; m. Sept. 12, 1751, Anna Blodgett.

      2. BERIAH(4) SHERMAN (John,(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1)) was born Sept. 15, 1705; settled in Brimfield, Mass., where he died Apr. 1, 1792. He married Mary, dau. John Crooks of Mendon, Mass., who died July 23, 1786. Children, born in Brimfield, Mass.:
      • i. 3. THOMAS,(5) b. Aug. 10, 1745.
      • ii. 4. BERIAH, b. Oct. 7, 1747 or 1748.
      • iii. JEREMIAH, b. June 12, 1751; m. Nov. 28, 1782, Eunice Lumbard.
      • iv. SARAH, b. Oct. 22, 1753; d. Sept. 19, 1757.
      • v. TIMOTHY, b. Apr. 30, 1756; m. Sarah ----------.
      • vi. PELATIAH, b. Nov. 27, 1761; d. Mar. 11, 1777.

        3. THOMAS(5) SHERMAN (Beriah,(4) John,(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1)) was born in Brimfield, Mass., Aug. 10, 1745; Revolutionary soldier; was in W. by 1791, but no record of him is found there after 1798. Members of the family say he rem. to N. Y., and the History of Brimfield says he died Nov. 22, 1803. He married, Mar. 7, 1771, Zerviah Lumbard. Children, born in Brimfield, Mass.:
        • i. DANIEL,(6) b. Aug. 10, 1771; m. Jan. 21, 1791, Sally Dimmick; was in W., 1797.
        • ii. MARY, b. Sept. 23, 1772.
        • iii. THOMAS BURCH, b. Dec. 23, 1774; was in W., 1797.

        4. BERIAH(5) SHERMAN (Beriah,(4) John,(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1)) was born in Brimfield, Mass., Oct. 7, 1747 or 1748; Revolutionary soldier; farmer, tanner, cordwainer; rem. to Windsor, Vt., abt. 1790, and was in W., by 1791; died Sept., 1832. He married, 1777, Elizabeth Brown of Boston, who d. Aug. 18, 1807, ae. 49. Children:
        • i. 5. WILLIAM,(6) b. Dec., 1780.
        • ii. PELATIAH, b. abt. 1778; m. July 26, 1815, Annah, clan. Ezra and Betsey (Chaner) Wait, b. 1789; removed, soon after marriage, to Moriah, N. Y. Chn.:
          • Jane,(7) b. Nov. 15, 1815;
          • Jeanette,
          • Juliette,
          • Juvilla,
          • Judson,
          • John,
          • James,
          • Jarvis.
        • iii. ARAD, (voter in1812); died Jan. 3, 1853, ae. 68; married late in life, Lois Ashcroft of Nfd., Vt. No issue.
        • iv. BETSEY, d. unm., Jan. 31, 1853, ae. 74.

          5. WILLIAM(6) SHERMAN (Beriah,(5) Beriah,(4) John,(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1)) was born in Brimfield, Mass., Dec., 1780; lived for many years in Fayston, Vt.; died Mar. 17, 1832. He married, Mar. 14, 1804, Lucy, dau. Daniel W. and Elizabeth (Barnard) Wilder, b. Mar. 27, 1785; d. at Ravenswood, Ill., Aug., 1885. Children:
          • i. PLUMEA,(7) b. Aug. 30, 1804; m. Dec. 14, 1822, Eli Bruce.
          • ii. 6. LANGDON, b. Oct. 16, 1806.
          • iii. ELIZABETH, b. July 30, 1808; m. Dec. 9, 1827, Bradstreet Gilman of Winooski, Vt.
          • iv. DANIEL WILDER, b. Nov. 26, 1809; d. Apr. 27, 1811.
          • v. 7. DANIEL BERIAH, b. Oct. 4, 1811.
          • vi. LUCY ANN, b. July 13, 1813; m. 1843, John Wheelock of Hinesburg, Vt.
          • vii. WILLIAM WILDER b. Mar. 19, 1815; m. (1) Nov. 6, 1842, at Bennington, Vt., Iris Rosetta Winslow; (2) Jan. 27, 1903, Elsina M. Wilson; sett. in Lowell, Mass., 1846, but rem. abt. 19o4, to Bennington, Vt., where he died Jan. 20, 1908. No issue.
          • viii. LUCELIA SERENA, b. May. 3, 1821; d. Aug., 1823.
          • ix. ROSAMOND SAMANTHA, Apr. 24, 1824; m. Dec. 4, 1845, Hosea T. Humphrey; sett. in Pipestone, Minn. Chn.:
            • Jerome,(8)
            • Leslie;
            • Emma, d. Mar. 1, 1904.
          • x. CHARIAN AMELIA, b. Mar. 12, 1829; d. unm., Apr. 17, 1900.

            6. LANGDON(7) SHERMAN (William,(6) Beriah,(5) Beriah,(4) John,(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1) was born Oct. 16, 1806; after many years(1) residence in W., on the farm settled by his grandfather, he rem. in turn to Barre and Thetford, Vt., where he died Feb. 5, 1864. He married, 1834, Pamelia P. Smith of Bath, N. H. Children, born in Waitsfield: i. MARY ANN,(8) b. June 15, 1835.
          • ii. LUCY JANE, b. Nov. 30, 1836.
          • iii. WILLIAM EVERETT, b. Sept. 2, 1838 ; d. while a student at Dart. Coll.
          • iv. CELIA.
          • v. EMMA, m. Wilton M. Lindsey of Warren, Pa.

          7. DANIEL(7) SHERMAN (William,(6) Beriah,(5) Beriah,(4) John(3) Rev. James,(2) Rev. John(1) was born in Fayston, Vt., Oct, 4, 1811; lived at various times in Fayston, Middlesex, Barre and Brookfield, Vt., where he died. He married Malvina Amanda Murray. Children:
          • i. ADELIA INEZ,(8) b. July 4, 1842, in Fayston.
          • ii. SARAH E., b. Apr. 28, 1845.
          • iii. CAROLINE ELIZABETH, b. Aug. 19, 1847.
          • iv. WILLIAM SHERIDAN, b. Feb. 17, 1850.
          • v. EDWARD E.


    AVERY SHERMAN came from Waterbury where he had a family, and died in W., Dec. 23, 1873, ae. 90. His wife, Mary B., d. Dec. 28, 1873, ae. 82.
    SILSBY.


    ASAPH SILSBY was in W. around 1830; res. in various Vermont towns and finally rem. to Soldier Valley, Ia. He married (1) Betsey C., who d. in W., Sept. 10, 1829, ae. 27; (2) Feb. 28 1830, Olive, dau. John W. and Hannah (Cushing) Stelle, b. Oct. 18, 1804; d. Oct., 1883. Children by second wife:
    • i. ITHEL.
    • ii. BETSEY.
    • iii. JANE.
    • ix. MILTON.
    • v. JOHN.

    SKINNER.


    1. JOHN(1) SKINNER came in Rev. Mr. Hooker's party to Hartford, Conn., where he was a proprietor; died 1650. He married Mary, dau. Joseph Loomis of Windsor, Conn., who m. (2) Nov. 13, 1654, Owen Tudor, and d. Aug. 19, 1680. Children:
    • i. MARY,(2) b. 1637-8, m. Robert Reeve of Hartford, Conn.
    • ii. ANN, b. 1639; m. John Colt.
    • iii. JOHN., b. 1641; d. Sept. 15, 1680; m. Mary, dau. Joseph Easton.
    • iv. JOSEPH, b. 1643; m. Apr. 5, 1666, Mary, dau. William Filley of Windsor, Conn.
    • v. 2. RICHARD, b. 1646.

      2. RICHARD(2) SKINNER (John(1)) was born in Hartford, Conn., 1646; in the distribution of his father's estate he was given more than the other children "on account of weakness." Children:
      • i. 3. JOHN,(3) b. 1675.
      • ii. RICHARD, m. Nov. 24, 1708, Hannah Pratt; sett. in Colchester, Conn.
      • iii. EBENEZER.

        3. JOHN(3) SKINNER (Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in Hartford, Conn., 1675; sett. in Colchester, Conn.; deacon; died Aug. 27, 1740. He married Sarah ---------. Children, born in Colchester, Conn.:
        • i. SARAH,(4) b. July 17, 1697; m. Aug. 7, 1721, Nathaniel Loomis.
        • ii. ANN, b. Oct. 1, 1700; m. Oct. 29, 1721, Seth Dean.
        • iii. JOHN, b. Aug. 30, 1703; m. Esther ---------.
        • iv. DANIEL, b. Aug. 30, 1705; m. Elizabeth Hitchcock.
        • v. JOANNA, b. Jan. 27, 1707; m. Feb. 28, 1728-9, Caleb Loomis.
        • vi. JOSEPH, b. Oct. 7, 1710; m. (1) Nov., 1733, Elizabeth Williams, who d. Apr. 22, 1754; (2) Apr., 1756, Mary Bliss.
        • vii. 4. AARON, b. June 14, 1713.

          4. AARON(4) SKINNER (John(3), Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in Colchester, Conn., June 14, 1713; deacon; died in Colchester., Nov. 17, 1766. He married, Aug. 4, 1737, Eunice, dau. Michael Taintor, b. Apr. 13, 1717. Children, born in Colchester, Conn.:
          • i. EUNICE,(5) b. July 22, 1738; m. June 9, 1763, William Matson.
          • ii AARON, b. July 12, 1740; sett. in Shelburne, Mass., where he was a leader, member Committee of Correspondence, and held many town offices; died Aug. 6, 1826; married Apr. 12, 1764, Mehitable Worthington, who d. Aug. 16, 1816, ae. 74. Chn.:
            • Aaron,(6) b. Jan. 13, 1765;
            • Mehitable, b. Sept. 13, 1767;
            • Asa, b. May 8, 1769;
            • Eunice b. Feb. 23, 1771;
            • Appleton, b. Jan. 5, 1773;
            • Justin;
            • Elias, bapt. Mar. 24, 1776.
          • iii. daughter, b. Dec., 1742; d. young.
          • iv. DAVID, b. Dec. 22, 1743; m. (1) Dec. 8, 1766; Sarah Lord; (2) Feb. 28, 1771, Jerusha Lord.
          • v. MARY, b. Feb. 4, 1745-6.
          • vi. CHARLES, b. Jan. 3, 1748-9.
          • vii. 5. JARED, b. Nov. 18, 1751.
          • viii. LYDIA, b. Aug. 5, 1754; m. Jan. 1, 1778, Maj. Benjamin Nash.
          • ix. LOVINA b. Mar. 7, 1757.
          • x. 6. ELI, b. July 30, 1760.
          • xi. 7. AMASA, b. Mar. 16, 1762.

            5. JARED(5) SKINNER (Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in Colchester, Conn., Nov. 18, 1751; went early to Shelburne, Mass., where he held numerous town offices; Revolutionary soldier; came to W., 1795; charter member of church, 1796; treas. 1798, 1803; selectman, 1797, 1799, 1800; died Feb. 25, 1838. He married, Nov. 19, 1779, at Shelburne, Abigail Nims, who d. Mar. 11, 1831, ae. 73. Children, born in Shelburne, Mass.:
            • i. CLARISSA,(6) b. Aug. 26, 1780; d. Mar. 13, 1786.
            • ii. LOVINA, b. Jan. 31, 1783; m. Sept. 10, 1801, Levi Wilder.
            • iii. CLARISSA, b. Feb. 27, 1786; m. Sept. 23, 1815, Levi Wiler.
            • iv. 8. ORSON, b. Oct. 29, 1787.

            6. ELI(5) SKINNER (Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1) was born in Colchester, Conn., July 30, 1760; went early to Shelburne, Mass.; Revolutionary soldier; came to W. as early as 1794; treasurer, 18045 ; rem. abt. 1835 to Gouverneur, N. Y. He married (1) Sept. 4, 1783, at Shelburne, Lucinda Nims, who d. June 25, 1807, ae. 44; (2) Eleanor --------. Children:
            • i. CHARLES,(6) b. July 7, 1784; m. July 25, 1814, Lois, dau. Ezra Wait; went abt. 1819, to Antwerp, N. Y. thence to Lagrange, O., and thnce to Thornapple, Mich. where he d. Oct. 13, 1862. His wife d, July 11, 1871. Chn.:
              • Thomas, Lathrop,(7)
              • Charles S.,
              • Eunice,
              • Ezra W.,
              • William M.,
              • Mary.
            • ii. 9. DANIEL, b. Mar. 2, 1786, in Conway, Mass.
            • iii. LIXA, b. June 6, 1788, in Shelburne; d. June 19, 1806.
            • iv. JOEL, b. June 26, 1790; m. Mar. 17, 1818, Abigail Turner; rem. abt. 1845, Kishwaukee McHenry Co., Ill. Chn.:
              • Eli Nims,(7) b. Dec. 15, 1818;
              • Laban Turner b. May 22, 1821;
              • Mary Lucinda, b. Apr. 2, 1824;
              • Joel Harvey, b. Mar. 8, 1827.
            • v. CHARITY, b. July 19, 1792; m. Apr. 20, 1813, Lathrop Richardson.
            • vi. LYDIA, b. June 2, 1795, in Waitsfield.
            • vii. LUCINDA b. Aug. 5, 1797; m. Dec. 1, 1825, William Diggins.
            • viii. EUNICE, b. Jan. 2, 1800; m. Andrew Roulton.
            • ix. DAVID, b. Sept. 30, 1804.
            • x. OLIVER LOVEJOY, b. Sept. 12, 1809; m. June 10, 1832, Almira Stone, and rem. soon after to Utica, Wis.

            7. AMASA(5) SKINNER (Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in Colchester, Conn., Mar. 16, 1762; Revolutionary soldier; came to W. about 1798, from Shelburne, Mass., where he had settled as a boy with his older brothers; in early deeds is called "clothier" but in W. was a farmer; Rep., 180810, 181213, 1815; selectman, 1809; died Jan. 15, 1833. He married, Mar. 13, 1788, Salome, dau. Gideon and Temperance (Chapman) Bushnell, who d. Oct. 8, 1850, in Illinois, where she went with her son-in-law, Dr. Frederick T. Minor, in 1833. Children:
            • i. HORACE(6) b. Oct. 11, 1789; d. Feb. 29, 1816, in New Haven, Conn.
            • ii. POLLY, m. Feb. 22, 1815, Andrew B. Minor.
            • iii. TEMPERANCE, m. Feb. 7, 1820, Moses Chase, Jr.
            • iv. AMASA, bapt., 1802; m. Dec. 23, 1819, Hannah J. Piper; went to Antwerp, N. Y. 183--. Ch.: Harriet Lovina,(7) bapt. June 7, 1822.
            • v. MIRANDA, m. Sept. 20, 1821, Frederick T. Minor.
            • vi. WILLIAM, bapt. 1802; sett. in Coldwater, Mich.
            • vii. SALOME, b. June 27, 1802.
            • viii. GINNETHON, b. Nov. 26, 1803; m. Aug. 18, 1833, Betsey, dau. William and Rebecca (Perry) Joslin. She m. (2) 1838 Horace S. Jones.
            • ix. JERUSHA, bapt. Mar. 3, 1806; was in Lowell, Mass., 1831.
            • x. ELIXA, bapt. July 9, 1807; m. Enos Wilder Minor.

            8. ORSON(5) SKINNER (Jared,(5) Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., Oct. 29, 1787; came to W. with his father; Asst. Judge Co. Court, 1840; selectman, 1821, 1825, 1828, 1832, 1838; Colonel in Vermont Militia; marched for Plattsburgh, Sept. 11, 1814; died Feb. 20, 1867. He married (1) Apr. 3, 1814, Dorothy, dau. Joseph and Dorothy (Osgood) Joslin, b. May 10, 1787; d. Apr. 1, 1849; (2) Aug. 20, 1849, Mrs. Content (Erskine) Taylor. Children, born in Waitsfield:
            • i. MELISSA ANGELINE,(7) b. Nov. 4, 1815; d. Nov. 13, 1816.
            • ii. ORVIS JOSLIN, b. Sept. 3, 1817; physician; sett. in Yates Centre, Kan.; colonel in Civil War; d. Feb. 2, 1893; m. Mrs. Sarah P. (Miner) Clark.
            • iii. CHARLES DENISON, b. May 28, 1819; d. at Junction, O., Jan. 24, 1848, unm.
            • iv. JULIA EMILY, b. June 10, 1821; d. Apr. 19, 1901.
            • v. MELISSA JANE, b. July 4, 1823; m. (1) Sept., 1857, Lucius Parker; (2) 1875, Rev. N. Cobb.
            • vi. CELIA MARIA, b. July 10, 1826; m. (1) Nov. 26, 1848, Lewis E. Taylor; (2) Apr. 27, 1852, Solon F. Davis.

              9. DANIEL(6) SKINNER (Eli,(5) Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1) was born in Conway, Mass., Mar. 2, 1786; came to W. as a child and died there Mar. 9, 1877. He married (1) Jan. 23, 1814, Minerva, dau. Joseph and Dorothy (Osgood) Joslin, b. Jan. 13, 1793; d. Aug. 15, 1817; (2) Marcia, dau. Paul and Belinda (Childs) Davidson, b. Apr. 9, 1793; d. Aug. 19, 1863. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. LUCIUS,(7) b. Nov. 28, 1814; d. Mar. 26, 1815.
              • ii. LUCIUS, b. Dec. 29, 1814; sett. in Elk Grove, Ill.; m. Sept. 4, 1839, Juliet Amelia, dau. Andrew B. and Polly Minor.
              • iii. 10. CYRUS, b. Mar. 13, 1816.
              • iv. DANIEL, b. July 19, 1820; d. in Marengo, Ill., Jan., 1846; m. Oct., 1845, Orpha Cornelia, dau. Jedediah and Abigail (Taylor) Bushnell, who d. abt. 1867. Ch.:
                • Daniel,(8) who d. unm. in 1867.
              • v. MARCIA MINERVA, b. Nov. 16, 1821; m. Sept. 20, 1847, Joseph Kimball.
              • vi. SILOAM, b. Apr. 8, 1823; d. Oct. 14, 1866, unm.
              • vii. WILLIAM JOSLIN, b. Oct. 17, 1825; sett. in Wisconsin; m. Jan. 4, 1853, Lucy Aurora, dau. Salmon and Lucy (Joslin) Rice. Chn.:
                • Myra E.,(8) b. Nov. 24, 1855;
                • Cyren, b. Apr. 27, 1857;
                • Cyrus, b. Apr. 27, 1857;
                • Walter William b. June 30, 1862.
              • viii. 11. HENRY ORLANDO, b. July 17, 1827.
              • ix. HIRAM C., b. June 5, 1829; d. at Sharon, Mass., Feb. 28, 1877, unm.
              • x. HARRIET LUCINDA, b. Feb. 9, 1834; m. Jan. 18, 1857, Levi S. Taylor.
              • xi. JULIET, b. Apr. 12, 1837; d. June 7, 1859.

                10. CYRUS(7) SKINNER (Daniel,(6) Eli,(5) Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John,(1) was born in W., Mar. 13, 1816; town clerk, 1848-1855; treasurer, 1854-5; merchant; died June 17, 1855. He married, Mar. 15, 1843, Emily A., dau. Wells and Polly (Newcomb) Hitchcock, b. Feb. 22, 1816. She m. (2) Nov., 1866, Calvin Fullerton. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. HENRY HITCHCOCK,(8) b. Jan. 13, 1845; sett. in Santa Cruz, Cal.; d. Oct. 26, 1887; m. Sarah D. Parcher. Chn.:
                  • Cora Emily,(9) b. Sept. 29, 1871;
                  • Caroline George, b. May 25, 1877.
                • ii. LUCIUS, b. Sept. 19, 1846; d. Sept. 16, 1849.

                11. HENRY ORLANDO(7) SKINNER (Daniel,(6) Eli,(5) Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John(1)) was born in W., July 16, 1827; died Apr. 7, 1879; owned the old Dr. Wm. Joslin farm upon which his son has succeeded him. He married Sept. 23, 1857, Mary E., dau. Harry and Lydia (Dow) Hawley, b. Aug. 24, 1835. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. Lucius H.,(8) b. Aug. 3, 1858; d. Jan. 22, 1867.
                • ii. CARLOS L., b. Apr. 17, 1861; d. Feb. 14, 1863. 12.
                • iii. 12. DANIEL H., b. Sept. 1, 1866.
                • iv. ANGELINE M., b. May 16, 1870; m. Aug. 14, 1901, William L. Ellis of Natick, Mass.

                  12. DANIEL H.(8) SKINNER (Henry Orlando,(7) Daniel,(6) Eli,(5) Aaron,(4) John,(3) Richard,(2) John,(1)) was born in W., Sept. 1, 1866. He married, June 5, 1889, Ella L., dau. Wesley Green and Alma (Parker) McAllister, b. Jan. 4, 1868. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                  • i. LUTIE,(6) b. Mar., 1890.
                  • ii. LYDIA LAVONE, b. Feb. 2, 1892.
                  • iii. ESTHER, b. June 27, 1894.

    SLOAN.


    JOHN SLOAN was born in Ireland. He married Sarah, dau. of John and Margaret Long. Children:
    • i. CARRIE M., m. Nov. 9, 1868, Joseph F. Heustis of Brattleboro, Vt.
    • ii. JAMES A., m. Dec. 24, 1877, Millie A. Foster.
    • iii. MARGARET.
    • iv. MARY.
    • v. RACHEL.
    • vi. LUCINDA.
    • vii. JOHN FRANKLIN, b. June 18, 1859.

    SMALLEY.


    NATHAN B. SMALLEY, son of Isaac and Charlotte Smalley, was born in Duxbury, Vt., Mar. 10, 1813, and came as a young man to W. where he died, Nov. 20, 1892. He married, Apr. 10, 1845, Julia Emily, dau. Jason and Betsey (Ingraham) Carpenter, b. Apr. 16, 1807; d. July 28, 1891. Child, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. MARTHA, bapt. Mar. 5, 1854; d. Apr. 27, 1898; m. Aug. 5, 1870, Stebbins Ashley.

    SMITH.


    1. SAMUEL(1) SMITH (Lieut.) came from Ipswich, Eng., in the ship Elizabeth, in 1634; sett. in Weathersfield, Conn., and rem. to Hadley, Mass., 1659, where he was a leading man, and in charge of military affairs until his son Philip succeeded him in 1678; Rep. 8 times, 1661-73; died about 1680, ae. abt. 78. He married in England, Elizabeth --------, who died Mar. 16, 1686, ae. 84. Children:
    • i. SAMUEL,(3) b. abt. 1625; m. Rebecca, dau. Rev. Henry Smith, and rem. to Virginia.
    • ii. ELIZABETH, b. abt. 1627; m. (1) abt. 1646, Nathan Foote; (2) William Gull.
    • iii. MARY, b. abt. 1631; m. John Graves.
    • iv. 2. PHILIP, b. abt. 1633.
    • v. CHILEAB, b. abt. 1635; d. Mar. 17, 1731; m. Oct. 2, 1662, Hannah Hitchcock.
    • vi. JOHN, killed at attack on Hatfield, May 30, 1676; m. Nov. 12, 1663, Mary Partridge.

      2. PHILIP(2) SMITH (Samuel(1)) was born in Eng. abt. 1633; sett. in Hadley, Mass.; Rep. 6 times, 1677-1684; deacon; Lieutenant; Justice of the County Court; died Jan. 10, 1685, "murdered", says Cotton Mather, "with an hideous witchcraft." He married Rebecca, dau. Nathaniel Foote. She m. (2) Oct. 2, 1688, Aaron Cook of Northampton, and d. Apr. 6, 1701. Children, born in Hadley, Mass.:
      • i. SAMUEL,(3) b. Jan., 1659; m. (1) Nov. 16, 1682, Mary Church; (2) June, 1701, Mary Smith.
      • ii. child, d. Jan. 22, 1661.
      • iii. JoHN, b. Dec. 18, 1661; d. Apr. 16, 1727; m. Nov. 29, 1683, Joanna, dau. Joseph Kellogg.
      • iv. JONATHAN, m. Nov. 14, 1688, Abigail Kellogg.
      • v. PHILIP, m. July 9, 1687, Mary Bliss.
      • vi. REBECCA, m. abt. 1686, George Stillman of Hadley.
      • vii. NATHANIEL, m. Feb. 6, 1696, Mary Dickinson.
      • viii. JOSEPH teacher and minister; m. Esther Parsons.
      • ix. 3. ICHABOD, b. Apr. 11, 1675.

        3. ICHABOD(3) SMITH (Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Hadley, Mass., Apr. 11, 1675, and died there Sept. 6, 1746. He married, July 9, 1698, Elizabeth, dau. Aaron and Sarah (Westwood) Cook, who died Oct. 10, 1751. Children, born in Hadley, Mass.:
        • i. PHILIP,(4) b. May 2, 1699; m. Sarah White.
        • ii. AARON, b. Sept. 20, 1700, d. July 5, 1759; m. (1) Nov. 26, 1724, Mehitable Ingraham; (2) Abigail --------.
        • iii. NATHANIEL, b. Feb. 16, 1702; physician; res. Amherst, Mass.
        • iv. REBECCA, b. Nov. 9, 1703, m. Oct. 21, 1726, William Smith.
        • v. 4. MOSES, b. Apr. 30, 1706.
        • vi. BRIDGET, b. Mar. 15, 1708; m. Nov. 30, 1730, Jona. Moody of Amherst.
        • vii. MIRIAM, b. Aug. 22, 1710; m. Nov. 16, 1738, David Moody.
        • viii. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 10, 1712; m. (1) Dec. 4, 1735, Noadiah Lewis; (2) 1743, Elisha Ingraham.
        • ix. SAMUEL, b. Aug. 4, 1715; m. Rebecca ----------, and sett. in Sandisfield, Mass.
        • x. EXPERIENCE, b. Jan. 27, 1717; m. Mercy Eastman, and sett. in Granby, Mass.
        • xi. ELISHA, b. Jan. 23, 1721; of Amherst, 1761, and Hadley, 1770.

          4. MOSES(4) SMITH (Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Hadley, Mass., Apr. 30, 1706; rem. to Amherst, Mass., 1735, where he died, May 12, 1781. He married, Nov. 30, 1732, Hannah, dau. Samuel and Hannah (Barnard) Childs, b. July 18, 1710; d. Jan. 26, 1778. Children:
          • i. 5 MOSES,(5) b. Dec. 10, 1733.
          • ii. SIMON, b. Aug. 25, 1735; d. in Amherst, 1777.
          • iii. HANNAH, b. July 18, 1737; m. Oct. 7, 1774, Daniel Church.
          • iv. CATHARINE, b. Aug. 13, 1739; m. Robert Emmons.
          • v. AZUBAH, b. Sept. 30, 1741; d. Oct. 10, 1743.
          • vi. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 10, 1743; m. Aug. 13, 1767, Elisha Nash.
          • vii. AMASA, b. Apr. 30, 1746; d. Oct. 7, 1812; m. (1) Ruth, dau. John and Ruth (Catlin) Barnard; (2) wid. Naomi Dickinson.
          • viii. SAMUEL, b. June 19, 1748; sailor; d. at Kingston, Jamaica.
          • ix. NOADIAH, b. Sept. 26, 1751.
          • x. OLIVER, b. Nov. 7, 1755; Rev. soldier; d. at White Plains, N. Y.

            5. MOSES(5) SMITH (Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Hadley, Mass., Dec. 10, 1733; sett. first in Deerfield, Mass., but rem. about 1776 to Shelburne, Mass.; wheelwright; Shelburne Committee of Safety, 1777; died Oct. 27, 1781. He married, Apr. 16, 1761, Sarah, dau. John and Jemima (Allen) Catlin, b. Apr. 25, 1738; d. Oct. 31, 1826. Children:
            • i. 6. SALAH,(6) b. Jan. 17, 1762.
            • ii. AZUBAH, b. Apr. 18, 1763; m. Samuel Severance.
            • iii. JEMIMA, b. Sept. 20, 1764; m. Nathan Eames.
            • iv. 7. MOSES, b. Oct. 19, 1766.
            • v. 8. ELIJAH, b. Dec. 2, 1768.
            • vi. CHESTER, b. Mar. 2, 1771; shoemaker; res. in Deerfield, Shelburne and Conway; d. Mar. 13, 1812; m. Dec. 15, 1796, Anna Jewett.
            • vii. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 17, 1773; d. Jan. 31, 1839; m. (1) Jan. 18, 1798, Lucy DeWolf; (2) Jan. 20, 1803, Abigail Hosley.
            • viii. LEVI, b. Oct. 12, 1775; d. Sept. 20, 1782.
            • ix. HANNAH CHILDS, b. Nov. 7, 1777.

              6. SALAH(6) SMITH (Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Deerfield, Mass., Jan. 17, 1762; Rev. soldier; sett. first in Shelburne, Mass., and rem. to W. in 1793; where he became a leader; town clerk, 1802, 1805-6; treasurer, 1808-14; selectman, 1813; taught the first school in W., winter 1797-8; marched for Plattsburgh in the Waitsfield Company, Sept., 1814, died Mar. 23, 1830. He married, Dec. 14, 1786, Mary, dau. John and Mary (Nims) Taylor, bapt. Mar. 30, 1766; d. Sept. 29, 1843. Children:
              • i. 9. ITHAMAR,(7) b. June 6, 1787, in Shelburne.
              • ii. CHARLOTTE, b. Nov. 19, 1788; d. Jan. 23, 1882, unm.
              • iii. 10. RODNEY, b. Oct. 10, 1790.
              • iv. ZEBINA, b. Nov. 7, 1792; rem. to Gouverneur, N. Y., 183--; d. Mar. 17, 1874; m. May 6, 1818, Lucinda, dau. David and Lucinda Phelps, b. Mar. 20, 1797. Chn.:
                • Edward Warren,(8)
                • Clarissa Malinda,
                • Pliny Fisk,
                • Sarah Lucinda.
              • v. 11. EARL, b. Apr. 6, 1795, in W.
              • vi. JULIUS, b. Apr. 3, 1797; d. Aug. 15, 1842, in Painsville, O. m. Harriet ---------. Chn.:
                • Washington Irving,(8)
                • Elvira.
              • vii. HARRIET, b. June 5, 1799; m. (1) Joseph Silsby. Ch.: Riverius Vriling(8); m. (2) Philip Tambling. Chn.:
                • Mary,(8) Corydon, Cyrus.
              • viii. JOSEPH, b. June 17, 1801; d. June 20, 1801.
              • ix. TRYPHEN, b. Mar. 1, 1803; m. Dec. 14, 1841, Silas Wheeler of Fayston, Vt.
              • x. ELVIRA, b. Apr. 23, 1805; m. Gilbert Arnott Knight. Ch. Julius(8).
              • xi. ORILLA, b. Oct. 29, 1807; m. May 3, 1832, George Rex Tewksbury.
              • xii. AMASA, b. June 22, 1810; sett. in Willoughby, O., but rem. to Penn Yan, N. Y., where he d. 1878; m. Julia Ann Lester. Chn.:
                • Charles Harrison(8), b. 1841;
                • Eugene Lester, b. 1842;
                • Henry Julius, b. 1844;
                • Mary Anna, b. 1846;
                • Charlotte Elvira, b. 1853;
                • Horatio Seymour, b. 1862.
              • xiii. CHAUNCEY, b. Aug. 19, 1813; d. June 18, 1815.

              7. MOSES(6) SMITH (Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Deerfield, Mass., Oct. 19, 1766; res. in Shelburne, Mass., until 1794, then rem. to Deerfield, and came to W. about 1797 ; blacksmith; his shop was on present Chipman place, lot 121; died Dec. 12, 1820. He married, Nov. 7, 1787, Mary, dau. Samuel and Mary (Nims) Childs, b. Sept. 22, 1771; d. Sept. 25, 1853. Children:
              • i. EPHRAIM WILDER,(7) b. Mar. 8, 1791, in Shelburne; d. Mar. 22, 1800.
              • ii. ABIGAIL CATLIN, b. Aug. 5, 1792; d. Apr. 29, 1793.
              • iii. DORRICK b. June 23, 1794, in Deerfield; d. Nov. 5, 1832; m. Feb. 21, 1828, Mrs. Sidney (Hawks) Childs, wid. of Israel Childs.
              • iv. LEVI, b. July 1, 1796, rem. to Woodstock, Ill., and d. there, Apr. 21, 1854; m. Aug. 23, 1818, Aurelia West. Chn.:
                • Sarah J.(8) and others.
              • v. ABIGAIL CATLIN, b. in W., Nov. 15, 1799; d. Feb. 12, 1814.
              • vi. SOPHIA, b. Sept. 16, 1801; m. Aug. 17, 1818, William Wheeler of Fayston, Vt.
              • vii. CLARISSA, b. Aug. 28, 1803; m. Jan. 25, 1831, Simeon Stoddard, Jr.
              • viii. LOUISA, b. Sept. 20, 1805; m. May 3, 1830, William Bixby of Fayston.
              • ix. SAMUEL CHILDS, b. Oct. 29, 1808; sett. in Worcester, Mass.; m. Sept. 29, 1836, Mary Hitchcock. Chn.:
                • Catherine,(8) bapt. 1846;
                • Harvey Hitchcock, bapt. Oct. 15, 1848.
              • x. MARY NIMS, b. Jan. 27, 1811; m. Aug. 1, 1839, David Wells, who sett. in Lamoille, Ill. She died June 22, 1883.
              • xi. EPHRAIM WILDER, b. May 11, 1813; sett. in Richmond, Ill., where he d., Apr. 3, 1890; m. Apr. 14, 1847, Hannah Lamphere.
              • xii. SYLVESTER CHESTER, b. Mar. 2, 1816; sett. in Warren, Vt., where he d. Sept. 4, 1848; m. Dec. 3, 1840, Emily Bowman.

              8. ELIJAH(6) SMITH (Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Deerfield, Mass., Dec. 2, 1768; came to W. from Shelburne, Mass., in 1794, and lived on a farm adjoining his bro. Salah; marched for Plattsburgh in W. Company, Sept. 1814; died Aug. 18, 1823, "sudden death" says the record. He married, Sept. 12, 1794, Rachel Kettle, who d. May 19, 1839, ae. 71. Children, born in Waitsfield:
              • i. LAURA,(7) b. July 26, 1795; d. Jan. 2, 1875, unm.
              • ii. SARAH, b. Dec. 1, 1797; m. Mar. 21, 1830, Apollos Rider.

                9. ITHAMAR(7) SMITH (Salah,(6) Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., June 6, 1787; purchased the northerly portion of his father's farm in lot 116; a man of scholarly attainments and an advanced thinker; deacon Cong'l ch.; Rep. 1846-7, selectman, 1816; died Feb. 10, 1862, at Geneva, N. Y., to which place he rem. late in life. He married, Oct. 26, 1817, Ruth, dau. Samuel and Abigail (Fisk) Barnard, b. Apr. 25, 1791; d. Dec. 9, 1868. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. CHAUNCEY,(8) b. Jan. 11, 1819; attended U. V. M., 1845-7; A. M., 1852; eminent patent lawyer of Boston and Cambridge, Mass.; d. Apr. 5, 1895; m. Dec. 10, 1856, Caroline E. Marshall. Chn.:
                  • Elisabeth Leland,(9) b. Sept. 12, 1858, d. Sept. 10, 1883;
                  • Anne Marshall, b. Nov. 10, 1861, d. Oct. 19, 1908, m. June, 1894, Gary N. Calkins;
                  • Chauncey, b. Nov. 22, 1865.
                • ii. SALAH, b. Jan. 13, 1821; d. Aug. 23, 1823.
                • iii. SALAH, b. Aug. 2, 1823; sett. in California; d. Mar. 15 1890; m. Mar. 1846, Elizabeth W. Bailey.
                • iv. LUTHER LELAND, b. June 23, 1825; eacher and mfg.; d. at Ansonia, Conn., Feb. 3, 1888; m. Apr. 28, 1859, Elvira, dau. Crowell Matthews, b. May 21, 1827; d. Mar. 20, 1882. Chn.:
                  • Carrie E.,(9) b. Aug. 1, 1861;
                  • Edward L., b. Mar. 18, 1863;
                  • Harriet E., b. Dec. 10, 1865;
                  • Frank M., b. June 27, 1868;
                  • Grace A., b. July 25, 1870;
                  • Luther L., b. Oct. 6, 1872; d. Aug., 1873.
                • v. LUCINDA WRIGHT, b. Oct. 31, 1828; m. Jan. 3, 1853, John B. Taylor of Bellona, N. Y.
                • vi. ABIGAIL HORTENSIA, b. Jan. 16, 1833; m. Nov. 14, 1859, Rev. Charles Caverno of Lombard, Ill.
                • vii. FRANCIS BARNARD, b. Sept. 1, 1835; U. V. M., 1863; m. Feb. 19, 1865, Clara Carpenter; civil engineer; died in Oregon, 1907.

                10. RODNEY(7) SMITH (Salah,(6) Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Shelburne, Mass., Oct. 10, 1790. marched for Plattsburgh in W. Company, Sept., 1814. rem. 183-- to Gouverneur, N. Y., where he died in 1867. He married, Mar. 23, 1815, Betsey, dau. Salina and Abigail (Root) Rider, b. Dec. 21, 1793; d. 1895. Children, born in Waitsfield:
                • i. ABIGAIL ROOT,(8) b. July 24, 1816; m. Edwin R. Barnes of Gouverneur.
                • ii. ORANGE ALEXANDER, b. Dec. 3, 1817; d. 1842.
                • iii. JULIA, b. Mar. 20, 1819, m. 1841, Francis M. Beardslee of Antwerp, N. Y.
                • iv. BETSEY RIDER, b. Aug. 22, 1823; living in Syracuse, N. Y. in 1905, unm.
                • v. EARL RODNEY, b. Dec. 7, 1826; d. 1887; m. Amelia Cooper. Chn.:
                  • Amelia,(9)
                  • Emogene M.,
                  • Hezekiah R.,
                  • Orange S.
                • vi. LUCY M. B., died Mar. 15, 1833, ae. 2 y., 10 m., 7 d.
                • vii. LUCY MEHITABLE BELVIDERA, b. 1834; d. 1841.

                11. EARL(7) SMITH (Salah,(6) Moses,(5) Moses,(4) Ichabod,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in W., Apr. 6, 1795, rem. after 1825 to Williston, Vt., and thence to Willoughby, O., where he died Sept. 21, 1872. He married (1) Sept. 29, 1818, Frances, dau. Doud and Lucy (Joyce) Bushnell, b. Apr. 25, 1795; (2) Mary Peirson, at Shelburne, Vt.; (3) Sarah Jackson. Children:
                • i. FRANCES CYLENA,(8) b. July 26, 1819; m. (1) --------- Nash; (2) Cottrell of Vassar, Mich.
                • ii. JOICE CHAPMAN, b. Dec. 21, 1821; lost his life on a steamer burned on Lake Michigan. ill. Lucy AMELIA, m. Dr. ---------- Heaton of Washington, D. C. Chn.:
                  • David(9) and Lucy, both d. unm.
                  • iv. MARY.
                  • v. EMMA F., m. John W. Calkins. Chn.:
                    • John Vernon,(9) Frederick Earl, Gary Nathan, Russell A.
                    • vi. NATHAN CUSHMAN.


    1. ORANGE(7) SMITH (Solomon,(6) Josiah,(5) John,(4) John,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born at Brookfield, Vt., Jan. 27, 1796. He was the son of Solomon(6) and Eunice (Griswold) Smith. Solomon(6) was born 1764 in Hadley, Mass.,. and came with his father Josiah(5) to Brookfield at an early day. He was a Rev. soldier and died in Brookfield, Feb. 27, 1846. Orange(7) was a physician and about 1824 came to W. where he died, Dec. 6, 1863; town clerk, 1841-2 and 1845; treas. 1843-6; and for twenty years clerk of the Cong'l Society. He married, Mar. 2, 1825, Lucy, dau. Asshur and Lucy Hatch of Brookfield, b. Nov. 5, 1797; d. Jan. 29, 1873. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. 2. CHARLES DARWIN,(8) b. Mar. 16, 1826.
    • ii. HARRIET MARIA, b. Aug. 5, 1829; d. Apr. 7, 1846.
    • iii. LUCY WASHBURN, b. Feb. 17, 1829; m. May 3, 1853, Nathan B. Johnson.

      2. CHARLES DARWIN(8) SMITH (Orange,(7) Solomon,(6) Josiah,(5) John,(4) John,(3) Philip,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in W., Mar. 6, 1826, and died there, Feb. 21, 19o4; lived on the old Amasa Russ farm, but late in life moved to the village. He married (1) Jan. 20, 1847, Harriet P., dau. Artemas and Eunice (Dewey) Brown, b. Dec. 13, 1826; d. June 6, 1851; (2) Feb. 2, 1852, Lucy M., dau. Artemas and Eunice (Dewey) Brown, b. May 17, 1824; d. July 30, 1903. Children, born in Waitsfield.
      • i. CHARLES A.,(9) b. Nov. 6, 1848; sett. in Barre, Vt., where he d. June 18, 1908; m. May 25, 1873, Isabelle D. Woodward. Chn.:
        • Eunice Dewey,(10) b. Aug. 4, 1875;
        • Albert O., b. Aug. 4, 1877,
        • Edward A. b. Jan. 3, 1843; d. June 2, 1894.
        ii HARRIET M., b. Oct 27, 1849; m. Sept. 4, 1872, Willis E. Marshall of Waterbury, Vt.
      • iii. JOSEPH G. S., b. Dec. 15, 1850; m. Mar. 21, 1877, Ellen P. Moulton of Wtby. Chn.:
        • Ray E.,(10) b. July 27, 1878; d. Nov. 2, 1882.
      • iv. ADDIE E., b. May 17, 1853; m. May 1, 1878, James R. Dale.


    ZADOC SMITH was born 1803; came to W. before 1829; rem. abt. 1856 to Morristown, Vt., where he died, 1881. He married, Nov. 12, 1829; Sally, dau. Amasa and Phebe (Jennings) Russ. Children, born in Waitsfield:
    • i. MARIA, b. Sept. 12, 1830; m. Feb. 4, 1850; Edward Pierson of Brooklyn, N. Y.
    • ii. ALLEN B., b. May 5, 1832; m. Sept. 1, 1853, Roxana Jackson; res. Morristown, Vt.


    1. CHARLES(2) SMITH (James(1)), son of James Smith of Moretown, Vt., was born May 25, 1826, and died in Fayston, Vt., Sept. 14, 1870. He married Louise, dau. William Buzzell of Moretown, b. Dec. 4, 1833; d. Mar. 24, 1895. Children, born in Moretown, Vt.:
    • i. CHARLOTTE,(3) b. June 18, 1851; m. (1) Frank Abbott; (2) James Martin.
    • ii. CHARLES L., b. Nov. 26, 1853; d. May 19, 1890; m. Viola Davis.
    • iii. LESTER, b. Aug. 18, 1857; d. Apr. 30, 1858.
    • iv. 2. LESTER K., b. Mar. 20, 1859.
    • v. GEORGE, b. June 30, 1861; d. Oct. 19, 1871.

      2. LESTER K.(3) SMITH (Charles,(2) James(1)) was born in Moretown, Mar. 20, 1859; came to W. as a young man and sett. on the old Joseph Joslin farm, in lots 83 and 84. He married, Oct. 2, 1881, Lois J., dau. Henry R. and Josephine (Tyler) Campbell, b. Dec. 22, 1858. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. JOSEPHINE L.,(4) b. May 28, 1885; d. July 17, 1886.
      • ii CASPER L., b. Aug. 8, 1893.


    1. PATRICK(1) SMITH ,was born in Crough, Co. Antrim, Ireland, Mar. 14, 1817; came to America in 1836 and settled in Fayston, Vt., 1840, where he died, Oct. 24, 1901. He married (1) Mar. 17, 1840, Leah Steele who died, July 11, 1841; (2) Nov. 21, 1843, Isabella, dau. Joseph Somerville, born in Fayston, Oct. 6, 1827. Children, born in Fayston:.
    • i. LOUISE,(2) b. 1845 ; m. William Kilpatrick.
    • ii. JAMES, b. 1848; m. Alice Cooley.
    • iii. LOVINA, b. Mar. 1, 1853; m. Jan. 7, 1877, Warren J. Robinson.
    • iv. JOSIAH, d. July 10, 1864, ae. 9 yrs., 6 mos.
    • v. HENRY d. July 17, 1864, .ae. 3 yrs., 5 mos.
    • vi. HEZEKIAH b. Feb. 26, 1858; m. Dec. 1, 1903, Mary McKay. Ch.; Harry,(3) b. June 20, 1905.
    • vii. 2. JOSIAH A., b. Dec. 29, 1863.
    • viii. HENRY, b. Sept. 15, 1866.

      2. JOSIAH A.(2) SMITH (Patrick(1)) was born in Fayston, Vt., Dec. 29, 1863; sett. in W.; engaged in teaming business and has served often as road commissioner. He married, Dec. 24, 1888., Harriet, dau. Peter and Lucy (Tromblee) LaBelle, b. Nov. 6, 1868. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. HERBERT,(3) b. Feb. 10, 1890.
      • ii. CARL E., b. Sept. 9, 1892; d. Feb. 5, 1897.
      • iii. ALICE, b. Mar. 6, 1894.


    SNIDER.


    JOSEPH SNIDER with wife Elizabeth and family was summoned to depart the town, Feb. 1, 1808.
    SNOW.


    AMOS SNOW and family were summoned to depart the town, Dec. 27, 1810.
    SOMERVILLE.


    1. THOMAS(2) SOMERVILLE (Samuel(1)), son of Samuel and Ann Somerville, was born in Tandragee, Co. Armagh, Ireland; sett. in Hinesburg, Vt., and died at Fayston, Vt., Mar. 8, 1859, ae. 68. He married Jane Farley, who d. May 19, 1873, ae. 75. Children:
    • i. SAMUEL, b. Aug. 12, 1821, in Ireland; d: Apr. 7, 1880.
    • ii. WILLIAM, b. Oct. 5, 1823; d. Aug. 4, 1848.
    • iii. 2. JOHN, b. in Hinesburg, Aug. 29, 1827.
    • iv. ANN JANE, b. Sept. 5, 1830, in Fayston; m. Mar. 20, 1858, James McGlaflin of Warren, Vt.

      2. JOHN(3) SOMERVILLE (Thomas,(2) Samuel(1)) was born in Hinesburg, Vt., Aug. 29, 1827; sett. in W. where he died, Nov. 27, 19o4; owned the Leach farm in lots 93 and 147. He married, Jan. 5, 1866, Ann Hoffman of Fayston, Vt. Children, born in Waitsfield:
      • i. THOMAS J.,(4) b. Mar. 4, 1868; d. Oct. 3, 1893, unm.
      • ii. WILLIAM S., b. Mar. 8, 1872; d. May 29, 1897, unm.
      • iii. EMERY G., b. Mar. 18, 1880; m. Bessie M., dau. Samuel Patterson of Warren. Chi.:
        • Floyd Emery,(5) b. Mar. 21, 19o4;
        • Maud May, b. July 1, 1906.


    SPAULDING, SPALDING.


    EDWARD(1) SPAULDING, said to have sett. first in Virginia, 1619, was in Braintree, Mass., 1634; proprietor and early settler of Chelmsford, Mass., (1655); died Feb. 26, 1670; married (1) Margaret, who died in Braintree,, Mass., 1640; (2) Rachel --------. By the latter he had four children of whom the youngest was Andrew(2) Spaulding, born Nov. 19, 1652; died May 5, 1713; married Apr. 30, 1674, Hannah, dau. Henry Jefts of Billerica, Mass. Of their nine children the second was Andrew(3) Spaulding, born Mar. 25, 1678; died Nov. 7, 1753; married, Feb. 5, 1701, Abigail Warren, who died May 12, 1768. They had twelve children of whom the eldest was Andrew(4) Spaulding, Weaver, born Dec. 8, 1701; died July 1, 1768. He sett. in Westford, Mass., and like his father and gr. father before him was a deacon; married (1) Hannah, who died Feb. 11,1744; (2) Nov. 26, 1745, Mrs. Mehitable (Chandler) Crosby. He was a grantee of New Ipswich, N. H., and his death is recorded in Townsend, Mass. He had twelve children of whom the eldest was Andrew((5), born Jan. 6, 1729.

    1. ANDREW(5) SPALDING (Andrew,(4) Andrew,(3) Andrew,(2) Edward(1)) was born in Westford, Mass., Jan. 6, 1729; sett. in New Ipswich, N. H. He married, Mar. 25-6, 1757, Abigail Martin of Pepperell, Mass. Children:
    • i. ANDREW,(6) b. May 9, 1758; sett. in Windsor, Vt., d. Apr. 19, 1846; m. Sept. 1, 1782, Sarah Jewett.
    • ii. HANNAH, b. Mar. 26, 1760; m. Moses Chase.
    • iii. BENJAMIN, b. Mar. 24, 1762; Rev. soldier; sett. in Craftsbury, Vt.; d. May 11, 1838; m. Mar. 18, 1790, Azubah Gates.
    • iv. 2. ABEL, b. Dec. 28, 1764.
    • v. 3. JONAS, b. Oct. 23, 1767.
    • vi. ABIGAIL, b., May 27, 1770; m. Dec. 25, 1798, Jonathan Huggins.
    • vii. NOAH, b. Aug. 27, 1772; Physician; d. in Delaware, O., 1836; m. 1810, Parthenia Root.
    • viii. NATHAN, b. June 20, 1774; d. June 28, 1778.

      2. ABEL(6) SPALDING (Andrew,(5) Andrew,(4) Andrew,(3) Andrew,(2) Edward(1)) was born in New Ipswich, N. H., Dec. 28, 1764; Rev. soldier; sett. in W. as early as 1795, coming from Cornish, N. H. He rem. in 1817 to Middlebury, Vt., and thence in 1819 to Delaware, O., but died at Norton, O., June 16, 1845. He married Hannah, dau. Thomas and Mary (Hall) Chase, b. Dec. 27, 1769; d. Mar. 8, 1832, at Delaware, O. Children:
      • i. MICHA,(7) b. June 7, 1791; m. Apr. 6, 1819, Wealthy Pratt; sett. abt. 1830 in Norton O. where he d. 1875.
      • ii. PRUDENCE, b. July 7, 1792; m. Feb. 25, 1816, Jeremiah Pearson of Berlin, Vt.
      • iii. MARY C., b. May 23, 1795; m. Feb. 1, 1815, Ebenezer Baker; sett. in Bradley, Mich.
      • iv. CHASE, b. Jan. 25, 1798; d. Jan. 8, 1804.
      • v. MARTHA, b. July 6, 1800; d. Jan. 12, 1804.
      • vi. PARNEL, b. Nov. 25, 1802; d, Jan. 29, 1810.
      • vii. CHASE, b. Apr. 13, 1805; d. Feb. 2, 1810.
      • viii. MARTHA, b. Sept. 11, 1808; m. Sept. 24, 1829, Matthew Thompson; res. Elkader, la.

      3. JONAS(6) SPALDING (Andrew,(5) Andrew,(4) Andrew,(3) Andrew,(2) Edward(1)) was born in New Ipswich, N. H., Oct. 23, 1767; sett. in Cornish, N. H., and came to W., 1797; removed about 1830 to Delaware, O. He married Susannah Simonds of Hartland, Vt. Children:
      • i. FRANKLIN,(7) sett. in Delaware, O.; m. Patience Munson.
      • ii. IRA, b. Apr. 3, 1794; went to Delaware, O., 1837; m. Mar. 16, 1820, Matilda Ellis.
      • iii. ABIGAIL, is said to have married and lived in Middlebury, Vt.
      • iv. LYMAN, b. Apr. 2, 1799; d. Nov., 1886, in Windsor, Vt.; m. Betsey Farwell.
      • v. child, d. Sept., 1808, ae. 7 yrs. 4.
      • vi. STEPHEN, b. Feb. 15, 1803.
      • vii. ORINDA, d. Sept., 1808, ae. 2 yrs.
      • viii. POLLY, d. Mar. 23, 1810, ae. 7 weeks.
      • ix. MARTHA ALMIRA, b. Sept. 8, 1811; m. ------------- Mathing.
      • x. MARY ALVIRA, b. Sept. 8, 1811; m. Calvin Griffith.

        4. STEPHEN(7) SPALDING (Jonas,(6) Andrew,(5) Andrew,(4) Andrew,(3) Andrew,(2) Edward(1)) was born in W., Feb, 15, 1803, and died there, Oct. 27, 1859. He married Olive ----------, who died May 7, 1863, ae. 60. Children (prob. not in order):
        • i. EDWIN.(8)
        • ii. WILLIAM WALLIS, d. Dec. 31, 1860, ae. 29.
        • iii. ABIGAIL.
        • iv. ALMON.
        • v. NORMAN.
        • vi. HENRY M., d. Mar. 31, 1862, ae. 32.
        • vii. MARY.
        • viii. SYLVIA L., d. Aug. 11, 1857; ae. 18 yrs., 2 mos., 29 dys.
        • ix. SOLON S., priv. Co. H, 6th Vt. Vols., 1861-5.
        • x. LEWIS M., priv. Co. H, 6th Vt. Vols.; killed at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.
        • xi. MARTHA, m. -------- Bagley of Moretown, Vt.
        • xii. LAURA.
        • xiii. FRANK E., priv. Co. K, 6th Vt. Vols., 1861-2.
        • xiv. GEORGE E., priv. Co. G, 10th N. Y. Vols., 1865; m. Feb. 20, 1867, Emma F. Childs of Moretown.
        • xv. OLIVE L., m. Oct. 2, 1861, Charles H. Freeman of Moretown, Vt.


    SOLOMON(6) SPALDING (Solomon(5), Andrew,(4) Andrew,(3) Andrew,(2) Edward(1)), son of Lieut. Solomon(5) and Jemima (Reed) Spalding, was born in Westford, Mass., Oct. 29, 1780; bricklayer ; was in W. but a few years, 1809-12. He married (1) Oct. 29, 1804, in Charlestown, Mass., Polly Peterson, born Apr. 19, 1784; d. July 24, 1814, at Saratoga Springs, N. Y.; (2) Oct. 30, 1814, Sally Peterson, b. Feb. 28, 1795; d. Oct. 4, 1825; (3) May 31, 1827, Mary Boynton, b. July 9, 1781. Children:
    • i. REUXBY PETERSON,(7) b. Oct. 11, 1805, in Windsor, Vt.
    • ii. SOLOMON BAGLEY, b. Jan. 27, 1808, in Warren, N. H.
    • iii. HIRAM TURNER, b. June 2, 1810, in W.; d. Dec. 17, 1810.
    • iv. LAURA MOWRY, b. Dec. 11, 1811, in W.
    • v. NELSON ODIN, b. Sept. 27, 1814.
    • vi. HORACE KELLEY, b. May 12, 1816.
    • vii. POLLY PETERSON, b. Oct. 19, 1817.
    • viii. HARRIET SUSAN, b. June 17, 1819.
    • ix. DELIA CAROLINE, b. Nov. 27, 1821.


    WRIGHT(6) SPALDING (Benjamin,(5) Benjamin,(4) Edward,(3) Benjamin,(2) Edward(1)), son of Benjamin(5) and Rachel (Crary) Spalding, was born in Plainfield, Conn., Feb. 5, 1757; Rev. soldier; sett. in W. as early as 1792, but rem. about 1797 to Moretown, Vt., where his father had also settled. He died at Saranac, N. Y., May 17, 1830. He married (1) Feb. 6, 1785, Olive, dau. Samuel and Abigail Warren, b. Dec. 5, 1756; d. Feb. 4, 1807; (2) Aug. 11, 1807, Mrs. Martha (Smith) Reed. Children:
    • i. ROYAL, b. in Sharon, Vt., Jan. 3, 1786; had chn. b. in Plattsburgh, N. Y., Royalton, Vt., and Moretown, Vt.
    • ii. NEWEL, b. July 2, 1787; d. Mar. 3, 1790.
    • iii. DAVID Warren; b. Feb. 1, 1789.
    • iv. LURINDA, b. July 2, 1791; d. at Waitsfield May 23, 1792.
    • v. LUCY b. in Waitsfield, Jan. 21, 1794.
    • vi. ABIGAIL, b. in Moretown, Feb. 10, 1797.
    • vii. JARED, b. Feb. 3, 1799.
    • viii. HORACE, b. May 26, 1802.


    JOHN ROGERS(7) SPAULDING (Royal,(6) Benjamin,(5) Benjamin,(4) Edward,(3) Benjamin,(2) Edward(1)), son of Royal and Lucy (Benton) Spaulding, was born June 24, 1805, in Moretown, Vt., to which town his father had come from Plainfield, Conn.; lived for some years in W. and then rem. to Rutland or Castleton, Vt.; died Mar. 22, 1879. He married, Nov. 1, 1829, Aveline, dau. Lynde and Lois Wait, b. Sept. 10, 1810. Children:
    • i. RICHARD W.,(8) d. Sept. 8, 1834, ae. 1 y., 10 mos.
    • ii. EMILY.
    • iii. RICHARD.
    • iv. COURTLAND.
    • v. LOIS.
    • vi. JOHN.
    • vii. ETTA C.
    • viii. AVA.
    • ix. SOLOMA REDFIELD, b. Jan. 11, 1850.
    • x. EMMA W.

    SPERRY.


    ELIJAH SPERRY was in W. before 1795 and his name appears on the records until 1802, but not later.
    STEELE.


    1. JOHN W.(2) STEELE (James(1)), son of James Steele, was born Apr. 30, 1776; he came to W. from Putney, Vt., abt. 1862 and died here, Nov. 16, 1858. He married, Oct. 6, 1800, Hannah Cushing, who d. Oct. 13, 1873, ae. 87. Children:
    • i. GEORGE W.,(3) b. May 25, 1801; d. June, 1801.
    • ii. RUSSELL, b. Oct. 27, 1802; sett. in Claremont, N. H., abt. 185 and d. there, July 3, 1892; m. Sarah Nims of Sullivan, N. H. Chn.:
      • Mary Ellen(4), b. 1832; d. young;
      • Cynthia Ann, b. 1834, d. 1852;
      • Maranda R., b. 1836.
    • iii. OLIVE, b. Oct. 18, 1804; m. Feb. 28, 1830, Asaph Silsby.
    • iv. HORACE, b. Oct. 8, 1806; d. Sept., 1808.
    • v. HAPPAALONA, b. Oct. 31, 1808; m. Lucius Shaw.
    • vi. JOHN S., b. Nov. 11, 1810; sett. in Keene, N. H.; d. Jan. 1889; m. Ann Perry.
    • vii. 2. DAVID SUEL, b. Nov. 15, 1812.
    • viii. CYNTHIA m., b. Mar. 7, 1818; d. Jan. 8, 1833.
    • ix. HOSEA C., b. Apr. 7, 1823; d. Dec. 5, 1845.
    • x. PATIENCE JANE, b. Feb. 11, 1827; d. Jan. 18, 1883.

      2. DAVID SUEL(3) STEELE (John W.,(2) James(1)) was born in Putney, Vt., Nov. 15, 1812, and died in W., Sept. 2, 1863. He married (1) Dec. 28, 1834, Martha Hastings, dau. Edmund and Ellen (Durkee) Rice, b. Feb. 25, 1813; (2) May 11, 1837, Susan, dau. Nathaniel Foster, b. Sept. 18, 1816; d. Oct. 12, 1870. Children:
      • i. ALFRED D.,(4) b. 1838; sett. in Randolph, Vt.; m. July 3, 1861, Emma, Jane French. Chn.:
        • Cora Stella,(5) b. Mar. 2, 1869; Frank, b. Jan. 21, 1865; Fred E., b. Dec. 5, 1866. ii MARTHA MELVINA, b. 1841.
        • iii. son, b. and d. 1843.
        • iv. GEORGE P., b. 1845; d. 1847.
        • v. EVA J., b. 1853; m. Dec. 25, 1875, Benjamin F. Warren of Claremont, N. H.

    JACOB C. STEELE, son of James and Anna Steele, was born in Warren, Vt., Sept. 15, 1800; was in W. 1819-26, but rem. before 1830 to Middlesex, Vt. He married June 29, 1826, Mehitable Griggs.
    STEPHENS.


    HIRAM STEPHENS was in W. 1844 and had children of school age:
    • i. ALMOS.
    • ii. HIRAM.
    • iii. MARY JANE.
    • iv. MANDANE.
    • v. SARAH.
    • vi. HARRIET.
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